“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book!“ Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
By reading only six hours a-day, I shall gain in the course of a twelve-month a great deal of instruction which I now feel myself to want.“ Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility
Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of…
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be stupid. Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
Das habe ich gerade bei Twitter zu Gesicht bekommen:If Jane Austens characters used dating apps – eine hübsche Idee und sehr nachvollziehbar, besonders die Neuformulierungen. Vorsicht ist die Mutter von TInder, scheint’s.